On Monday, a United Airlines plane powered by biojet fuel made a landmark non-stop voyage from San Francisco to Zurich.
“The fundraising process was extremely arduous considering we started our raise over two years ago,” CEO John Yang wrote to AgFunderNews.
Implementing conservation practices like nutrient optimization, crop rotation, conservation tillage, and cover crops can put money back in farmers’ pockets, according to a new report.
The Madison-based company’s software combines satellite imagery and field data with machine learning algorithms to predict crop yields at the field level.
“Obviously everybody likes their funders, but we are particularly happy to have this group behind us,” Sentera CEO Eric Taipale told AgFunderNews.
The legal battle over which company owns the right to a technology that gathers data from farm machinery took an unexpected turn this week when a federal court in Nebraska ruled in favor of Canadian precision agtech company Farmers Edge.
Hortau was a finalist in the Best AI Product in Agriculture category along with ag robotics company Abundant Robotics. Ag data startup Prospera won best AI product in agriculture, as well.
For a large, global agribusiness operating across continents and agricultural commodities like Olam International, accessing detailed information about the people and operations supplying the business, is a struggle.
The cooperative hopes that the accelerator will encourage and nurture innovation in dairy products, particularly relevant in the face of growing competition from dairy alternatives.
Cargill has been relatively quiet in the agtech startup space but has partnered with an Israeli startup on a real-time forage analysis platform for dairy farmers.
Surprisingly Hampton Creen says it can get animal-free meat products onto shelves sometime next year, compared to peers in the space that say they’re at least four years away from a commercial product.
The German agriculture, energy, and construction conglomerate partnered with Austrian agricultural cooperative RWA Group on the Agro Innovation Lab startup accelerator program earlier this year.
FoodBytes and GROW announce competition winners while Nestle and PepsiCo get involved in accelerator programs, and a cannabis accelerator opens for applications.
Amazon has agreed to buy the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.4 billion, as the online retailer looks to conquer new territory in the supermarket aisle and bolster its own food delivery service Amazon Fresh.
Pat Rogers, a fifth-generation peanut and cotton producer, is the creator and visionary behind AgFuse, a social network for farmers.
Blue Apron filed for an IPO, and an internal dispute at Hampton Creek are just two stories in this week's industry brief.
FBN says the tool offers a new future for crop marketing, using networks and data to increase profits and level out what it describes as an uneven playing field for farmers.
The Yield Lab Galway has announced its new, Irish cohort, while Maryland bans routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.
The round was led by angel investors and included Brain Robotics Capital, a fund focused on AI, robotics, and IoT.
There are five key barriers to digital agtech adoption, according to a new report from Rabobank.